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Barrow, Alaska vs Cold Bay, Alaska Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Barrow, Alaska, Usa and Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa is approximately 1,813 km or 1,126 mi.
  • To reach Barrow, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 6.8° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Barrow, Alaska bearing 12.1° or NNE .
  • Barrow, Alaska has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Cold Bay, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc).
  • Barrow, Alaska is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Cold Bay, Alaska is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome.
  • The average temperature is 15.9 °C (28.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 18.6 °C (33.5°F) more in Barrow, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 804.3 mm (31.7 in) less which is equivalent to 804.3 l/m² (19.74 US gal/ft²) or 8,043,000 l/ha (859,850 US gal/ac) less. About 1/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16° lower in Barrow, Alaska than in Cold Bay, Alaska.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Barrow, Alaska relative to Cold Bay, Alaska. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Cold Bay, Alaska vs Barrow, Alaska.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-42) -25 (-45) -24 (-42) -17 (-31) -12 (-21) -7 (-13) -6 (-10) -7 (-13) -10 (-18) -13 (-23) -19 (-34) -23 (-41) -16 (-28)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-44) -25 (-46) -24 (-44) -18 (-33) -12 (-21) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -10 (-17) -13 (-23) -19 (-35) -23 (-42) -16 (-29)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -26 (-46) -26 (-47) -25 (-45) -19 (-34) -12 (-21) -7 (-12) -7 (-12) -7 (-13) -9 (-17) -13 (-23) -20 (-36) -24 (-43) -16 (-29)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -67 (-3) -54 (-2) -52 (-2) -47 (-2) -55 (-2) -44 (-2) -44 (-2) -59 (-2) -95 (-4) -97 (-4) -100 (-4) -89 (-4) -804 (-32)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -14 ( -45) -17 ( -60) -16 ( -52) -7 ( -23) -11 ( -35) -10 ( -33) -6 ( -19) -12 ( -39) -10 ( -33) -9 ( -29) -13 ( -43) -12 ( -39)   -137 ( -38)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -7h 19' -3h 29' -0h 31' +2h 08' +6h 30' +6h 57' +7h 23' +3h 32' +0h 27' -2h 14' -6h 37' -6h 57'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -15.9 -16.1 -16.1 -16.1 -16.1 -16 -16 -16.1 -16.1 -16 -15.8 -16.1   -16

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